Gas distributors in Zacatecas have suspended sales in four northern cities in protest of the state government's failure to combat a wave of kidnappings that have targeted their management. And Zacatecas gets cold in the winter!
Maybe the businessmen have hired Putin as a consultant. It's hard not to feel sympathy for the companies, who are surely at their wits' end, but the response punishes the people least responsible. Pretty harsh.